Nicki Minaj (born Onika Tanya Maraj on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago) is an American singer. She was from Trinidad and Tobago, however moved to Queens, New York when she was 5. After releasing three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009, she was signed to Younger Cash Leisure in August 2009. She launched her debut album Pink Friday in November 2010. Her first album grew to become successful, reaching to primary on the US Billboard 200 and was licensed Platinum. She additionally grew to become the primary feminine artist to have seven singles on the Billboard Sizzling 100 on the similar time. Her single “Your Love” reached #1 on the Billboard Sizzling Rap Songs chart, turning into the primary feminine artist to high the chart since 2002. Minaj was named the 2011 Rising Star by Billboard. Her follow-up album Pink Friday, Roman Reloaded was launched in April 2012, and in 2013, she landed a job as a choose on American Idol. Nicki made her performing debut in The Different Lady, and launched her third album, The Pinkprint, in 2014. Nicki made main headlines in Might of 2015 when her “Feeling Myself” video with Beyonce got here out and she or he seemed to be making enjoyable of Tyga for courting 17-year-old Kylie Jenner.
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Nicki’s trademark sweet coloured wigs are maybe extra well-known than her catchy hooks.
In 2014, Nicki and longtime boyfriend, Safaree Samuels, break up. Shortly after, she started courting rapper Meek Mill, however she confirmed at the start of 2017 that they ended their relationship. She briefly feuded with rapper Remy Ma in 2017, releasing three singles, “No Frauds,” “Remorse In Your Tears” and “Modified It,” all slamming Remy. She is at the moment engaged on her fourth album Queen